Robert James McKee, 70, of Sparta died Sunday at the Sparta Community Hospital.

Funeral services were held at the Lynn-Hill Funeral Home at 2:30 o’clock Tuesday afternoon, with Rev. R. W. Stewart officiating. Burial was in Caledonia Cemetery.

Mr. McKee was born November 11, 1893, in Ireland. His parents were Mr. and Mrs. Robert James McKee, Sr.

He is survived by one brother, Joseph McKee, of Iowa, and his wife, Atha McKee, of Sparta.

For many years, Mr. McKee worked in coal mines but in later years as a laborer. He was a member of Sparta Local 635.

Source: News-Plaindealer, Sparta, Sep 10, 1964

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